Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules

Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.

Judge Drops Rape Case Against U.S.C. Student, Citing Video Evidence

By HANNAH ALANI August 5, 2017 In the early hours of April 1, neither student at the University of Southern California knew what the other had had to drink. An Uber was called, and the male student was seen on video following the female student into her...

Transgender Students Turn to Courts as Government Support Erodes

A case in point is a Florida student who sued his school board last month after his mother said the federal authorities stopped investigating his complaint.

DeVos Says She Will Revisit Obama-Era Sexual Assault Policies

After a “really emotionally draining day“ of meeting with victims and those accused of sexual assault, the education secretary made her first public comments on the issue.

Campus Rape Policies Get a New Look as the Accused Get DeVos’s Ear

By ERICA L. GREEN and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG July 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — The letters have come in to her office by the hundreds, heartfelt missives from college students, mostly men, who had been accused of rape or sexual assault. Some...

Trump Drops Defense of Obama Guidelines on Transgender Students

The decision changed little in the short term, but it signaled a significant change in the government’s approach to transgender issues under President Trump.